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ASI hosts virtual event with former New England Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson

Oct. 26, 2020 | American Studies Institute | The Harding University American Studies Institute will host Benjamin Watson, former New England Patriots tight end, for a virtual lecture event at 7:30 p.m. CST on Monday, Nov. 9 as part of its American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series. Watson’s lecture will feature his book “Under Our Skin: Getting Real about Race — and Getting Free from
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College of Pharmacy celebrates American Pharmacists Month, announces new program format

Oct. 20, 2020 | College of Pharmacy | Harding University College of Pharmacy is celebrating American Pharmacists Month by recognizing its alumni pharmacists and the contributions of pharmacists in all aspects of health care, as well as by honoring pharmacists in the community and launching a condensed curriculum program beginning Summer 2021. The 3 1/2 year curriculum is one of the few programs of its
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New legacy society announced for estate gifts

October 19, 2020 | Center for Charitable Estate Planning | Harding University’s Center for Charitable Estate Planning today announced the James A. Harding Legacy Society, a new stewardship program that recognizes donors who support the university through their estate plans, wills or gifts of assets. Gifts through estates are used specifically to support Harding’s endowment, which funds student scholarships, significant faculty positions and designated programs.
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We invite you to celebrate HOMEcoming 2020, virtually

Oct.16, 2020 | Homecoming | Harding University invites you to celebrate its 96th anniversary Oct. 29-31, online. The celebration, a virtual experience, will provide numerous opportunities for alumni to reconnect with their alma mater for a lineup of spirit and camaraderie building activities from the comfort of their homes.   “It’s hard to imagine Homecoming without the energy of our alumni back on campus, but we
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New nursing program launches, first of its kind in Arkansas

Oct. 5, 2020 | Carr College of Nursing | The Harding University Carr College of Nursing has launched a Master’s Entry into Professional Nursing (MEPN) program. This program is the first prelicensure Master of Science in Nursing program in Arkansas and will permit graduates to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensing exam and to achieve higher levels of nursing. The MEPN program will equip registered nurses
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Harding University posts all-time record retention and graduation rates

Sep. 11, 2020 | Admissions | Harding University fall 2020 enrollment figures include its highest ever retention and graduation rates, with fall to fall retention at 86.7% versus 84.7% in 2019 and six-year graduation rate at 71.5%, up from 68.6% over prior year. Retention of  minority students was its highest ever at 80.2%, up from 75% in 2019. Undergraduate enrollment is 3,579 and graduate is 1,042,
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Physician assistant program serves its one millionth patient

Sep. 8, 2020 | College of Allied Health | Physician Assistant Program | The physician assistant studies program has served its one millionth patient. The PA program is a 28-month Master of Science degree program in physician assistant studies. Since its inception in 2005 the program has had more than 400 graduates. In March 2020 the PA program transitioned to online delivery of course work
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Paul R. Carter College of Business announces recipients of Botham Jean Scholarship

September 4, 2020 | Paul R. Carter College of Business | Botham Shem Jean Scholarships | The Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, in cooperation with PwC, has selected four students as recipients of the Botham Jean Business Scholarship. The scholarship, established in 2019, supports historically underrepresented populations as they pursue degrees within the Harding University College of Business. This year’s recipients have been
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Investigative reporter, author Jerry Mitchell to speak on campus

September 2, 2020 | American Studies Institute | Honors College | The Harding University American Studies Institute, in partnership with its Honors College L.C. Sears Collegiate Seminar Series, will host alumnus, author and investigative reporter Jerry Mitchell for a virtual lecture event at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sep. 8. Mitchell’s presentation will feature his most recent book “Race Against Time,” which was released through Simon and
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New leadership appointed within the College of Arts and Humanities

Aug. 6, 2020 | Department of Art & Design | Department of Music | Harding University has appointed Amy Cox as chair of its department of art and design and Dr. Jay Walls as chair of the department of music effective Aug. 1, 2020. Amy Cox came to Harding in 2001 in the early years of her successful career as an interior designer. Since then,
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